Thursday, February 3, 2011
Yasi and me? No worries, mates!
Yasi and me? Water and power off. Many trees down but caravan and even awning mostly survived. So, we're lucky. Can't speak for any others. Can report Cockatoos were still flying late yesterday and some birds up and about today at tailend of the Yasi monster. But it may be a day or two before I get another look at a Metallic Starling (above).
Townsville Common Cons. Pk, track to Jacana hide, today. Flew off a second later with lighter load.
Oooh, look! What's that shiny black and white bird? It's so smooth and black on back and head. Could it be a rarely seen Satin Fly...
Dusky Moorhen pauses while attending to morning toilette in Townsville Palmetum. Not my target bird, but couldn't find Rufous Owl repo...
Remember this? And this? Or this? Now the scene is this. Queensland Parks and Wildlife burned east of road in Town Common Co...